The Treasures of Monet

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ITEM CODE: 26093
Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris
‘Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand when it is simply necessary to love.’ – Claude M...
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Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris
‘Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand when it is simply necessary to love.’ – Claude Monet (1840-1926).

An absorbing and richly illustrated life of Claude Monet (1840–1926), one of the founders of French impressionism. Exploring his personal life, artistic development, and the themes of his paintings, from La Gare Saint-Lazare, painted in London to the Water Lilies series, painted in Monet’s garden at Giverny. This book highlights how Monet’s paintings reflect the world around him and his interests. Richly illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographs and illustrations of ephemera, readers will also enjoy discovering 12 facsimile documents that bring you closer to Monet’s daily life; includes preparatory sketches, personal letters and postcards. Gain a fascinating insight into the man and his art. Produced in association with the Musée Marmottan Monet; published in 2013.
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Hardback in slipcase
29.5 x 26.5cm
63 pages
Illustrated throughout in colour and black-and-white
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